WIRING SILICON MOUNTAIN: Technology & Innovation As A Tool For Economic DevelopmentTechnological innovation powers every thriving industry today, and a new generation is looking to Asheville as a hub for ingenuity and invention. At Moogfest we honor the spirit of inventor and physicist Robert Moog by gathering creative professionals, entrepreneurs and artists to participate in a conversation about new technologies. On this panel we will explore how North Carolina and the region can best nurture this environment, and attract and retain cutting-edge tech talent.
Prof. Mike Walden, North Carolina State University (Moderator)
Esther Manheimer, Mayor of Asheville
Casey Steinbacher, President & CEO, Durham Chamber of Commerce.
Rudy Wright, Mayor of Hickory, NC
Bob Geolas, CEO Research Triangle Foundation
Mike Adams, CEO Moog Music Inc.
Diana Wortham Theatre
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM